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Low Carb Lasagna

a healthier version of your traditional lasagna with ground turkey, Italian turkey sausage and Zucchini!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 7
Calories 395 kcal


  • 1.5 lbs ground turkey
  • 1 tray Jennie O Hot Italian Turkey Sausage
  • 1 medium red onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • 1 tbsp basil
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp salt (to taste)
  • 1 tsp ground pepper (to taste)
  • 28 oz no salt added diced tomatoes
  • 1 small can tomato paste
  • 5 handfuls baby spinach
  • 3-4 zucchini & squash (total), halved or quartered (depending on size)
  • 1 cup part skim ricotta cheese


  1. preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    preheat oven
  2. slice onion, halve/quarter zucchini/squash and decase sausage (click here for how to decase sausage).

    lasagna prep work
  3. over medium-high heat, add olive oil to the saute pan for about 30 seconds. Add garlic for another 30 seconds. 

    heat oil and garlic
  4. add onions to the saute pan and cook for another 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. 

    lasagna add onions
  5. add in ground turkey and turkey sausage and cook for about 5 minutes stirring occasionally. meat will still be a little pink. 

    lasagna add in ground turkey turkey sausage
  6. add in all seasonings, spinach, tomatoes and tomato paste and stir. 

    lasagna add in all seasonings spinach and tomato
  7. reduce heat to low and continue to stir and cook until all of the flavors have melded together, approximately 5-7 minutes. 

    lasagna reduce heat to low stir until flavors have melded together
  8. lightly spray a 13x9 baking dish with cooking spray and lay zucchini/squash down on the bottom. 

    lasagna lightly grease and lay down zucchini
  9. layer meat sauce and 1/2 cup ricotta on top of zucchini/squash. 

    lasagna layer with meat and ricotta
  10. repeat. put down another layer of zucchini/squash on top of ricotta, then add meat sauce and 1/2 cup of ricotta. repeat until all ingredients are finished. 

    lasagna layer repeat
  11. cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. 

    lasagna cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes
  12. Enjoy! you can eat as is OR serve over spaghetti squash. (click here for how to cook spaghetti squash)

    lasagna final in bowl